BASF Said Working With Banks to Weigh Counter-Bid for DuPont

  • German chemicals company said undecided whether to proceed
  • BASF said to have spoken to DuPont last year before Dow merger

BASF May Counter Bid for DuPont

BASF SE is working with advisers and financing banks on the merits of making a counter bid for DuPont Co., the $55 billion chemical company that agreed to a merger with Dow Chemical Co. in December, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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